Monday, December 16, 2019

Can ‘Music Dance and Drama’ Stop early marriage in refugee settlements?

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), a non-governmental organisation implementing Acclerated Education Program (AEP) in the refugee hosting schools in Yumbe district is...

Mobile Court Convicts Eight Refugees in Arua

At least eight refugees have been convicted and sentenced for various crimes committed in settlement camps in Arua district. The group...

Urban refugees, Landlords struggle over housing Challenges.

In a bid to attain better standard of living, access to better health and education alongside liberty to travels...

NIRA encourages refugees to embrace civil registration

The National Identification Registration Authority or NIRA, a body in Uganda tasked with registration of all infants has encouraged the South...

Donor-fund-dry out

Refugee-hosting districts of Northern Uganda complain service delivery is deteriorating due to donor-fund-dry out. Part of their finances comes from refugee-program-implementing...

Stereotyping blamed for South Sudan’s underdevelopment

In South Sudan the roles of both males and females had clearly been defined time immemorial. But one local community organization...

How drug abuse is wasting refugees in Uganda

Experts warn many more refugees are likely to get wasted as drug abuse in the refugee settlements of South Sudanese, located...

Suicide cases are many amongst South Sudanese asylum seekers, in Uganda. Why?

South Sudanese Refugees Association began trauma-healing center around a UNHCR reception point of asylum seekers, near Uganda-South Sudan border area. Even...

A struggle to boost food security in Bidibidi refugee settlement

Some refugees and members of refugees-host community of Uganda’s largest refugee settlement, Bidibidi, are supported to produce their own food. UNHCR,...

Can ‘Peace clubs’ solve conflicts in settlements of refugees?

Northern region of Uganda is home to over 800,000 refugees. Almost all refugees in the region come from South Sudan. They...

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